Meet the Pastors of Experienced Life Church

Pastor Bios

Don Clowers - Senior Pastor

"God will heal you everywhere you hurt." - Pastor Don Clowers

Don Clowers, Pastor - Evangelist and Author heard and responded to God’s call to ministry at a very early age. He was only 15. Pastor Don ministers with much compassion. His desire is to teach people how to live by faith and be healed everywhere they hurt.

Ministry has taken him to 80 countries leading large crusades, minister and leader conferences at which thousands attended. Many churches have been planted as a result of these conferences and a good number of them are still operating today.

He is well-seasoned in life and ministry. Don and his wife Sharon have experienced both tragedy and triumph. Because of their God-given victories through their tragedies, they have a compelling desire to help people find answers to the daily life situations they face and to learn how to prosper spiritually, physically, emotionally and financially.

Don is known for his compassion and sincere love for people, he teaches practical messages from God’s Word on how to deal with issues of life and to be able to live in peace. Also Don is an Amazon best selling author for his book "Seven Principles of Increase." He has authored other very successful books some of which have been published in as many as 8 languages.

Sharon Clowers - Senior Pastor

Heart Desire - To empower people to be all God intends and to live their best lives.

Sharon Clowers was born in Niagara Falls, Ontario, Canada. She met her husband, Don Clowers, while he was the guest Evangelist at the church she attended in Niagara Falls. They were married in 1962.

They had four children together and after a tragic accident, lost their 15 year old son, Jeffery. They stood strong together throughout this adversity and God brought them through. Don and Sharon have now been blessed with five wonderful grandchildren and three great grandchildren.

Sharon ministers alongside of her husband as Co-Pastor of Experienced Life Church. She shares Godly life lessons gathered from the things she's experienced over the course of her walk with God.

She teaches with authority and compassion that believers are the righteousness of God in Jesus Christ and gives them hope and encouragement to see them set free with a bold confidence. Sharon also travels internationally and speaks at conferences worldwide at which she empowers audiences to be all God intends them to be and to live their best lives.

Al Rowan - Pastor

"Stay salty my friends."

Al Rowan accepted Jesus Christ as Savior and Lord in August of 1958. He served with Pastors Allie Taylor and Estelle Good in Macon, GA and Detroit, MI. He was ordained with Full Gospel Fellowship International in 1962.

He has been married to Linda Brook Rowan for 55 years. Their daughter Renee Rowan Basel with her husband David are on staff at the church, Christ for the Nations in Boca Raton, FL. Their son Michael Rowan with his wife Stephanie are full time evangelists based in Dallas, TX. Al and Linda have 3 grandchildren: Chase Rowan, Camry Rowan and Daren Basel.

In 1965 Al pioneered and pastored The Church of Atlanta in Atlanta, GA. From 1973 until 1978 The Rowan family conducted Good News Crusades in tents, auditoriums and churches throughout the USA and from 1978 until 2011 he pastored 3 congregations in Southwestern, PA: Praise AG in North Versailles, PA., Rainbow Temple AG in McKeesport, PA and Irwin AG in Irwin, PA.

Al produced and hosted “Sounds of Life” telecast on Fox Television in Pittsburg, PA, Cornerstone Television in Wall, PA and WGCB TV in Red Lion, PA. and worked extensively in Christian radio for over 25 years.

Currently Al is working with Don Clowers Ministries and Experienced Life Church in Carrollton, Texas.

Jan Tannous - Pastor

"God is not a man. He performs His Word."

Jan Tannous sensed a call into ministry shortly after high school. In 1983 she received the baptism with the Holy Spirit, a pivotal point in her life. In 1984 she and husband, Al, helped plant a church in Metropolitan Detroit at which, Jan ministered wherever she was needed, including a short stint as youth minister.

In 1989 she attended Rhema Bible Training College and graduated from the Pastor’s Class. After graduation she and Al returned to the church they helped plant where Jan was hired, licensed and ordained. During her tenure there, which ended in January 2009 due to moving from Michigan to Texas, she served as Children’s Pastor and Prayer/Associate Pastor.


In January 2009 Jan began attending Grace Church USA/Experienced Life Church and in February 2009 was hired as a pastor under the leadership of Pastors Don and Sharon Clowers, Founding/Senior Pastors, of Grace Church USA/Experienced Life Church where she continues to serve today.

Over her years in ministry her passions remain the Word of God, prayer and equipping believers with the Word of God; so they can fulfill God’s plan for their lives and help advance the kingdom of God. Jan and husband, Al, have a wonderful family that consists of their daughter, son-in-law and three awesome grandchildren!